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Roundhouse Escanaba, MI2124 viewsView across the C&NW Escanaba, MI Turntable towards stalls 12 through 18 of the historic Roundhouse sitting on grounds dating back to the end of America's Civil War when the "Ore Division" was known as the "Peninsula RR"... Photo taken during 5/1980 by John F. Campbell...
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Tower Shawano, WI2083 viewsThe caboose of the westbound Shawano Turn is passing the abandoned Shawano Tower at the SOO Line crossing. Bob Baker photo, 5-1982.
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Car Washer2082 viewsCar washer at the California Avenue Coach Yard in Chicago. First bi-level coach No 1 is getting a wash. C&NW PR Dept photo, circa 1960. Submitted by J. H. Yanke
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Tower Rice Lake, WI2082 viewsThis tower on the CStPM&O guarded the Omaha crossing with the Soo Line just south of Rice Lake, WI. The abandoned Soo Line ROW can be seen on the left side. The cement signal bases are still there. The Omaha tracks are now being used by the Wisconsin Northern. Photo taken 7/6/05 by Paul August
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Tower Short Line Junction Des Moines, IA2081 viewsShort Line Junction was the crossing of the Rock Island's east-west and north-south mainlines in Des Moines, Iowa. Today, Iowa Interstate east/west line crosses ex-CNW now UP north/south line. Mike Patrick photo, 5-17-1987
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Depot Appleton, WI2070 viewsThis is one of three C&NW depots in the Appleton area. This is the downtown station photographed 1-14-1942. C&NW Historical Society Archives collection.

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Roundhouse Antoine, MI2053 viewsAntoine is one mile west of Iron Mountain, MI. Bob Ferge photo, 5-73. Collection of Bob Baker.

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Chicago Passenger Terminal, Kate Shelley "400"2052 views#2, The Kate Shelley "400" at the bumper post at Madison St. Station, summer,1956. The train was due in from Cedar Rapids at 11:10 AM. Bill Hakkarinen photo.
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Chicago Passenger Terminal: Overland "400" leaving CPT2045 viewsSeptember 8, 1985. The 20th Century Railroad Club's special excursion, "The Overland 400," leaves for Sterling, IL, with a C&NW busniess car carrying the markers and tail sign. Bill Hakkarinen photo.
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Coal tower Adams, WI2044 viewsNearly fifty years after the end of steam on the C&NW, the Adams coal tower still stands off of the main line. A CNW caboose and other forsaken cars flank it. Jerry Krug photo, 1-6-2003.
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Coal tower Escanaba, MI2035 viewsA visit to Escanaba, MI on July 30, 2004 yielded a special treat. The C&NW coal tower remains standing near the ore docks. Jerry Krug photo.
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Depot Marshfield, WI2019 viewsMarshfield was at a junction of lines to Fond du Lac, Wausau and Merrillan. Photo taken 10-1973. Collection of Bob Baker
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